Meaning and name origin
Pierson is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1163 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Pierson and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Pierce (#470). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).